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  • Rep. Aaron Schock's problems could follow him after he quits Congress

    Rep. Aaron Schock's problems could follow him after he quits Congress
    Rep. Aaron Schock's resignation after six weeks of intense scrutiny over spending, travel and real estate deals marked a stunning fall for a politician once seen as a rising young voice in Congress. "It seemed like he was going to be a new, younger face...
  • Sudden fall: Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock is resigning

    Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock abruptly resigned Tuesday following a monthlong cascade of revelations about his business deals and lavish spending on everything from overseas travel to office decor in the style of "Downton Abbey." "I do this with a heavy...
  • Hillary Clinton starts tweeting up a political storm, but supporters want more

    Hillary Clinton is testing the waters on Twitter, increasingly turning to the social networking site to inject herself into the daily political conversation as she prepares to launch her all-but-certain presidential campaign in the coming weeks. It's...
  • 'Roland's Rule' evidently could not save Aaron Schock

    'Roland's Rule' evidently could not save Aaron Schock
    When it comes to scandals —┬ápersonal troubles and inflamed controversies of all sorts — it often pays to take many deep breaths, go into some form of seclusion or at least adopt radio silence and try to take advantage of the public's short...
  • Things to know about Schock resignation, special election

    U. S. Rep. Aaron Schock's surprise announcement Tuesday that he'll resign his seat set off a new round of questions about what happens next for the Peoria Republican, about who might replace him and what it means for his central Illinois district....
  • I-4 tolls, police and Citizens United: Letters

    I-4 tolls, police and Citizens United: Letters
    I-4 tolls waste of money My husband and I recently moved to Mount Dora from Miami Beach. I was born and raised in Miami, and I'm familiar with the Interstate 95 toll lanes. What a fiasco. When I heard that Orlando was thinking of doing the same...
  • O'Donnell granted more time to respond to FEC complaint

    A federal judge has granted former U.S. Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell more time to respond to a Federal Elections Commission complaint accusing her of improperly using at least $20,000 in campaign donations for rent and utility payments at a...
  • Court ruling drowned politics in dark money: The Front Burner:

    Court ruling drowned politics in dark money: The Front Burner:
    It has been five years since the Supreme Court ruled in Citizens United v. FEC that corporations have a constitutional right to buy as many political ads as they want in federal, state and local elections. This decision is bad for business and bad for...
  • Political action committees ramp up for Christie

    Allies of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie have launched a super PAC that can raise unlimited money toward his likely bid for president and added advisers with experience on former President George W. Bush's campaigns to another committee supporting his...
  • Marco Rubio, Horatio Alger and the GOP-donor version of class warfare

    WASHINGTON Marco Rubio's core political narrative begins with his grandfather, a man he called Papa, who was born in rural Cuba and contracted polio as a child. He spent most of his adult life as a laborer, struggling to provide for his seven daughters....
  • Campaign cash: 'Leadership PACs' becoming vehicle of choice for presidential candidates

    Campaign cash: 'Leadership PACs' becoming vehicle of choice for presidential candidates
    For New Hampshire's Republican Party, the swarm of likely presidential candidates about to blanket the state has been preceded by another much-appreciated influx: money. There was the recent contribution of $10,000 from Jeb Bush's leadership political...